People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.
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Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.
I know that many people feel that old age is a time to take it easy, but I compare my life now to being the last runner in a relay race. Would you have me slow down as I near the finish line ?
Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.
Norman Vincent Peale
God is present in every jiva, there is no other god besides that. Who serves jiva serves god indeed.
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.
Most appreciated after dinner speech - I'll pay the check.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Love is a great beautifier.
Louisa May Alcott
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
If you mean to profit, learn to please.
You see things and you say, why ? But I dream things that never were and say, why not ?
George Bernard Shaw
To catch lots of fish, you must first go to the water. To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.
Sharing is the essence of teaching. It is, I have come to believe, the essence of civilizationWithout it, the imagination is but the echo of the self, trapped in a soundproof chamber, reverberating upon itself until it is spent in exhaustion or futility.
It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.
L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.
Maude, Harold And Maude (1971)
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
Strength is life, weakness is death. Expansion is life, contraction is death. Love is life, hatred is death.
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
Love is what is left in a relationship after all the selfishness is taken out.
You're my Lassie come home.
Joe Carraclough, Lassie Come Home (1943)
You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.
Well done is better than well said.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Harold R. McAlindon
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.
I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived a few weeks while she loved me.
Dixon Steele, In A Lonely Place (1950)
To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.
Charles A. Lindbergh
For Love is Immortality.
The chances are that you have already come to believe that happiness is unattainable. But men have attained it. And they have attained it by realizing that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.
I know that I will die laughing.
They're called boobs, Ed.
Erin Brockovich, Erin Brockovich (2000)
It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.
This is nothing !
Stanley Motss, Wag The Dog (1997)
You must motivate yourself every day.
The more we grow in love, virtue and holiness, the more we see love, virtue and holiness outside.
Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.
This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.
It is only when we die each day to all that is old that there can be the new.
The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.
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Listen to me, mister. You're my knight in shining armor. Don't you forget it. You're going to get back on that horse, and I'm going to be right behind you, holding on tight, and away we're gonna go, go, go !
Ethel Thayer, On Golden Pond (1981)
Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
I am resolved that I will not through my humility become the devil's attorney. I will endeavor to speak a good word for the truth.
Henry David Thoreau
The willow knows what the storm does not that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it.
Blood Of The Martyr
The man who has no imagination has no wings.
In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.
Open the pod bay doors,
Dave Bowman, Hal (2001)
No wire hangers, ever !
Joan Crawford, Mommie Dearest (1981)
What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden. Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly to keep any relationship flourishing and growing.
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win, but think you can't it's almost a cinch you won't. Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man, but sooner or later the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.
Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.
Be of love a little more careful than of anything.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
Many hands make light work.
A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.
Charles M. Schwab
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.
Tim Blixseth Bono
The ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything if you want to succeed in business or in anything else, for that matter.
I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day , I'd rather have one walk beside me than merely point the way.
David O. McKay
Take a chance ! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
The time is always right to do what is right.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.
Commit yourself to a dream... Nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.
Robert H. Schuller
Don't let your fears stand in the way of your dreams !
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
To live happily with other people, ask of them only what they can give.” Tristan Bernard
The search for someone to blame is always successful.
Hey, lady !
Herbert H. Heebert, The Ladies Man (1961)
It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same.
Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''
Robert H. Schuller
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
Do you like scary movies ?
Ghostface, Scream (1996)
A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
The more goals you set - the more goals you get.
Mark Victor Hansen
Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.
Fortune and love favor the brave.
Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Live life with passion.
Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.
Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood.
When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.
I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.
You can do what you want to do.
There is no instinct like that of the heart.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
I have spread my dreams under your feet , Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
William Butler Yeats
Life is a do-it yourself project.
Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.
If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.